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Body Image Disturbance in Young North European and East Asian Women with and without Eating Disorders in Australia and in Singapore

Soh, Nerissa Li-Wey; Touyz, Stephen W; Dobbins, Timothy; Surgenor, Lois J; Clarke, Simon; Kohn, Michael R; Lee, Ee Lian; Leow, Vincent; Rieger, Elizabeth; Ung, Ken Eng Khean; Walter, Garry


Objective: To investigate body image disturbance in young women with and without an eating disorder (ED) across two different ethnic groups in Australia and Singapore. Method: The relationship of body image disturbance to cultural orientation and socio-cultural factors was analysed in 154 women with and without an ED. Participants were from the following backgrounds: North European Australian, East Asian Australian, Singaporean Chinese (SC) and North European expatriates in Singapore. Results:...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: European Eating Disorders Review
DOI: 10.1002/erv.836


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